lost boy of providence
This is part of who I am. There are many parts that few get to see.
Anonymous: Why are you lost?

I’m never really sure I’ve found my place…

I am more and more convinced that true revolutionaries must perceive the revolution, because of its creative and liberating nature, as an act of love. For me, the revolution, which is not possible without a theory of revolution — and therefore of science — is not irreconcilable with love. On the contrary: the revolution is made by people to achieve their humanization. What, indeed, is the deeper motive which moves individuals to become revolutionaries, but the dehumanization of people? The distortion imposed on the word “love” by the capitalist world cannot prevent the revolution from being essentially loving in character, nor can it prevent the revolutionaries from affirming their love of life. Guevara (while admitting the “risk of seeming ridiculous”) was not afraid to affirm it. “Let me say, with the risk of appearing ridiculous, that the true revolutionary is guided by strong feelings of love. It is impossible to think of an authentic revolutionary without this quality.”
—  Paulo Freire | Pedagogy of the Oppressed (1968)
blastedheath:

Alberto Parres (Italian, b. 1953), Tre, 1990. Mixed media on paper, 76.5 × 57 cm.

blastedheath:

Alberto Parres (Italian, b. 1953), Tre, 1990. Mixed media on paper, 76.5 × 57 cm.

inneroptics:

Robert Mapplethorpe

inneroptics:

Robert Mapplethorpe

gallowhill:

July #9, 2011 by Richard Serra

gallowhill:

July #9, 2011 by Richard Serra

androphilia:

Power Structure of Oppression

androphilia:

Power Structure of Oppression

shrbr:

0rg_2 by gyulailevi on Flickr.

shrbr:

0rg_2 by gyulailevi on Flickr.

adbusters:

Gordon Matta-Clark

adbusters:

Gordon Matta-Clark